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The Chain Newsletter | October 11, 2022
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World Bank says Myanmar’s economy to shrink by almost a fifth thanks to coup, Covid-19 — www.myanmar-now.org Myanmar Now produces in-depth investigations and has the latest news on Yangon and other major cities in Myanmar.
📰 Other News
Logistics industry rattled — www.thedailystar.net The logistics and freight forwarding business in Bangladesh has been devastated by the global coronavirus pandemic, which has led to a nosedive in transportation of goods by land, air and sea.
Ocean Shipping Lines Turn to Planes as Supply-Chain Snarls Deepen — www.bangkokpost.com For the giants of ocean trade, big ships aren't enough anymore; they need planes, too.
The Philippines needs to embed its economy solidly in global supply chains if it is to accelerate the recovery from the pandemic, a former Socioeconomic Planning Secretary said.
Trimble to shut down TMS provider Kuebix — www.freightwaves.com Just two years after acquiring Kuebix in a $200 million deal, Trimble announced it will entirely shut down the TMS provider by the end of 2025.
Cambodia is exploring options to expedite preliminary studies on key public railway infrastructure projects, especially converting the Northern Railway Line into a high-speed one.
Singapore's plan to be part of supply chains in a 'world of flux' — www.cips.org Singapore should leverage the power of data and digitalisation and avoid taking sides in global conflicts to ensure it plays a central role in future supply chains, a government minister has said.
Honda to slash output by up to 40% at Japan plants due to supply snag — www.reuters.com Honda Motor Co said on Thursday it would reduce car output by up to 40% at two Japanese plants for the rest of the month due to ongoing supply chain and logistical problems.
Edwin Wan, Managing Director of Bertschi Singapore — www.theceomagazine.com As Managing Director of logistics company Bertschi Singapore, Edwin Wan is in the business of ensuring that irrespective of wars, pandemics or other unforeseeable difficulties, the world is able to keep moving.
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